I went to a Supper to taste the Christ, I was so hungry for him. So very hungry after months of vacuity, and when I received the bread he was suddenly there, in me.
Let’s say that the mister and missus are going outside to dig in the yard. Maybe she needs a new flowerbed, or maybe the septic system is acting up again. One of their two shovels is a little unwieldy; the other is the perfect size, strong and reliable, with a comfortable handle grip.
WHO GETS THE BETTER SHOVEL?
I am the light you cannot see, searching, piercing – not the mild sunlight of a summer day or the glimmer of candle and firelight, but the unescapable blaze of a streetlight on a deserted parking lot when all around is darkness.
I love you.
If we dare to meet your eyes at this moment, it would help so much if we could see in them that you respect us – not because of what we’ve done or left undone, but because we are fellow humans going through the worst days of our lives.
Held in warmth and darkness, the embryos await the light
Grow whole and plump out of the broken
Push their rumpled heads out of the night
The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not have needs
He maketh me to be just fine, thank you, and I have it covered
What you said did not hurt me and what you did does not make me angry
But I have a friend you could pray for, she is really having a hard time…
“Watch for the Light” makes one of two Black Friday purchases for me. I was amazed by “Bread and Wine,” and am more than willing to attempt the sequel sight unseen.
Sometimes at Christmas, you want to give something a little nicer. These gift ideas also span an age range from toddler to teen, and come with our recommendation and delight.
This year, I went digging in my own Amazon history for suggestions to share with you of great gifts for kids, for twenty dollars or less.
Here’s a recipe I’ve been working on recently, a seasoned and savory burger. Our family loves it.
My father was recently given a set of letters written by his father (now gone these fifty years and more) to a friend in the early 1940’s.